The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within IBM Lotus Software.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 64 54 67
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Contract jobs citing Lotus 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.43% 0.16% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 0.51% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +80.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £275 £235
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +17.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.25 £13.25
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +22.64%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
354 196 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 38.48% 31.97% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 122 181
Average daily rate £375 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 28
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lotus across the Bristol region.

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the Bristol region.

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Lotus
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Lotus also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Lotus.

1 5 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) LANDesk
3 2 (40.00%) Mac OS
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) iPad
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) iPhone
4 1 (20.00%) COBIT
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Publishing
4 1 (20.00%) BMC

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Lotus also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Lotus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (40.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Migration Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Lotus Notes Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Deskside Support
3 1 (20.00%) Deskside Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Deskside Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Mac OS
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITSM
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Dell
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) BMC